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Offline rmactsc

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Two Way Radios
« on: December 29, 2013, 05:09:25 PM »
I'm curious if up in Canada your two way radio channels are also divided into FRS and GMRS with GMRS requiring licensing such as here in the states?  Do you also operate on the 22 two way radio channel system with some being FRS, some being FRS and GMRS, and some being GMRS.  Are your stations also subdivided by privacy codes like we have here in the states?

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Re: Two Way Radios
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2013, 07:18:12 PM »
FRS and GMRS are in Canada very much like in the US. The major difference is that in Canada GMRS is only allowed in handheld units with a fixed antenna to a maximum of 2 watts. The FRS channels are limited to .5 watts. No mobile or base units are currently allowed in Canada. No license is required in Canada for either.
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Re: Two Way Radios
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2013, 04:04:13 PM »
Thanks.  The GMRS license I just applied for in the states is $85.00

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Re: Two Way Radios
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2013, 05:32:13 PM »
I believe the GMRS in the US is more functional than in Canada... here is it is more an enhanced FRS.
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